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JobStart is committed to providing you, our client with flexible, integrated services to meet your needs. Our knowledgeable and professional team is here to assist you.

What Clients Say About Us:

“JobStart’s staff are very friendly, and the Job Search Workshop program I participated in was really informative.   My Job Coach provided suggestions to enhance my resume and cover letter and how to approach employers.  She also prepared me for an information interview with an employer, which led to a successful face to face interview and an offer of employment as an Assistant Manager for a major hotel.”
- Job Search Workshop Graduate

"JobStart helped immeasurably to navigate my career direction and fast track me through the application process of the Ontario Self Employment Benefit (OSEB) government program. I am on my way training for success in the business community."
- Employment Ontario – Lake Shore Graduate

“My JobStart Job Coach assisted me integrate into the workforce by helping me identify my short term and long employment goals. I participated in networking and job development services where I was matched with a very flexible part-time job, as a Customer Service Ambassador.  This job is a perfect match with my career aspirations to work in customer service. My Job Coach made a difference by making my job search stress-free and enjoyable. I have recommended JobStart to friends and co-workers.” 
- Employment Accessibility for Students Graduate

 “Before I registered with JobStart; I found it difficult to find a job as I did not have much work experience. My JobStart Job Coach and the Youth in Demand program made a big difference in opening doors for me.  JobStart provided the skills, knowledge and the proper resources, to connect with employers.  I accomplished my goals of stability, increased knowledge and skills and success.”
- Youth in Demand Graduate

“My JobStart Mentoring Coach registered me in The Mentoring Partnership Program and provided me with several tips and advice for moving forward to be successful in my career goal.  My Mentor opened many doors for me.   I was able to secure a permanent full time job as Coordinator of Process Validation with the largest generic pharmaceutical company in Canada.   I continue to have a fantastic relationship with my mentor who provided me with impeccable service, guidance and diligent support throughout the program, and introduced me to many professionals in the education management field.” “JobStart provided me with world class support in preparing me for my job search.  I was given helpful information on networking, preparing a customized resume for employers, etc.  JobStart’s staff is dedicated and very professional, which resulted in my success of finding full time employment at a bank, as a Credit Risk Analyst Officer.”
- The Mentoring Partnership Graduate

“I received many helpful suggestions from my JobStart Job Developer to improve my resume, develop strategies for finding job openings, and to prepare for interviews with employers.  I am now successfully employed in a full time position at a local insurance company.”
- Youth Employment Fund Graduate

“I was job searching for a whole year before I approached JobStart for help.  While at JobStart I attended several job search workshops such as resume writing, cold calling and interview skills preparation, which provided me with the right tools to prepare for interviews.  With the assistance of my Job Developer I was successfully hired in a full time position at a brand management company as an Account Manager.   I highly recommended JobStart to other people that are looking for employment.”
- Employment Ontario – Dufferin Graduate

“I was referred to JobStart by my caseworker, and met with a JobStart Settlement Counsellor.  As a newcomer to Canada I have learned when you’re looking for a job, you have to approach every opportunity with a different strategy and above all have self-confidence.  JobStart opened new horizons for me with the information they provided to me on how to job search in Canada. I found employment as a parts technician at a dealership, and recently obtained my Trade Equivalence Assessment with the goal to write my Red Seal Exam for an Automotive Service Technician.”  
Newcomer Settlement Program Graduate


What Employers Say About Us:
  
“I met with a JobStart Job Developer who advised me of the training subsidy program available to McCall’s School of Cake Decoration, when hiring a JobStart client.  JobStart provided great service to match our hiring and training needs.”
- McCall’s School of Cake Decoration (*JobStart’s Employer of the Year 2014*)

"JobStart was highly recommended to me by a friend.  JobStart's staff provided excellent support and were always professional, allowing us to increase our labour force and grow our business."
- Cable Lock Connectors Limited

 “JobStart’s staff are very efficient.  They provide terrific prompt support and are well organized when assisting us with our hiring needs.”
- Acro Manufacturing Industries Ltd 

“JobStart provides an excellent service matching our hiring needs with pre-screened qualified candidates, for careers in the insurance field. For the past ten years, we have had an exceptional working relationship with JobStart.”
- Riders Plus Insurance Inc.

“JobStart staff are friendly and knowledgeable.  Working with JobStart has been a very positive experience. The Job Developer was very helpful by screening the applicants.  We would like to thank JobStart’s staff who have been very generous in providing us with a venue to hold 3 Job Fairs recently.  We hope to hold more Job Fairs in the near future, as this has helped us tremendously as we gear up and get ready for the 2012-2013 school year.”   
- Stock Transportation

“We have established a very good working relationship with JobStart staff.  We are able to provide students with valuable summer work experience in a variety of positions ranging from Ride Operators, Clerical, Supervisory, and Customer Service.”
- Fantasy Fair – Woodbine Centre

“Working with JobStart is a win-win situation.  We received experience and very motivated candidates to join our development team.  As a professional I believe I have an obligation to mentor others, young people and new immigrants, and help them to become productive members of our society just as I have been mentored by those who came before me.”
- Softchoice

“It has been a pleasure to deal with JobStart over the years and we have gained very valuable employees in the process.  A few of your JobStart clients have gone from data entry clerks/receptionists to licensed RIBO (Registered Insurance Brokers of Ontario) brokers.”
- Riders Plus Insurance

“Passionate, professional and knowledgeable people working for the betterment of employment opportunities for newcomers to Canada.”
- General Electric (GE) Canada (*Employer of the Year 2011*)

“We are very pleased with JobStart’s placement services.  For several years JobStart has successfully assisted us to fill the positions we have available promptly.  Your agency provides great services to the employers in the community.  Keep up the great work!”
- Cintas Canada Limited #881

“JobStart supports clients to find a job related to their field, in a timely fashion, and provides guidance for newcomer settlement.  Knowing JobStart and its successful achievements, we are able to recommend colleagues and newcomer friends to register for one of JobStart’s employment and training programs.”
- Sporometrics

“JobStart provided the perfect client match for our management position at our restaurant.” 
- The Pickle Barrel

“JobStart provides excellence customer service; qualified candidates and the subsidies allow us to complete our mission.  We have hired clients from JobStart who are working in research and communications, human resources and the warehouse.  It is a pleasure to work with great candidates and JobStart.
- Daily Bread Food Bank (*Employer of the Year 2010*)

”A JobStart representative told me about their range of employment services.  As the Senior Manager, Talent Development and Human Resources for Starwood Hotels (e.g. Sheraton Centre Toronto, The Westin Harbour Castle, The Meridien King Edward), I was impressed with the services offered.  I am working with JobStart to design an information session for our staff, so they can understand first-hand how we, as an organization, can benefit from hiring persons with disabilities, as part of our commitment to be reflective of the communities we serve.”
- Toronto Area – Starwood Hotels and Resorts Canada

“Our experience with JobStart has been very positive.  We have received great service from the Job Developer who helped us with pre-screening their clients for the positions and by providing on the job follow up coaching services.  We have hired two clients with strong employment skills.”
- Wolsely

Join the thousands of satisfied JobStart clients and employers. Call 416 231 2295 or contact us today.





Lake Shore Location >

2930 Lake Shore Blvd. West - Islington Ave. & Lake Shore Blvd. W.


Dufferin Location >

219 Dufferin St. #1C - King St. W. & Dufferin St.


Chauncey Location >

41 Chauncey Ave - off Islington Ave.,   south of Bloor St. W.


Funding provided by the Government of Canada through the Canada Job Grant
Programs delivered by the Government of Ontario